Winter 2018

AJC’s Ira Yellin Leadership Award Honors Mia and Michael Lehrer for Inclusively Greening Los Angeles

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Andy Lipkis

TreePeople President Andy Lipkis links the architectural and civic contributions of Mia and Michael Lehrer to the adaptation and investment challenges Los Angeles must address given our “new abnormal” climate.

CEC's Hochschild: Technology & Cost Trends Are On The Side Of EVs

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David Hochschild

California Energy Commissioner David Hochschild affirms that “the future is approaching faster than ever” for electric cars, a decarbonized renewable energy grid, and the transition to an integrated, zero-emission transportation network.

Mary Nichols on Accelerating California's Electric Vehicle Market

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Mary Nichols

At a recent Veloz forum sponsored by Southern California Edison, LADWP, and BMW, California Air Resources Board Chair Mary Nichols provided an overview of the state’s unprecedented progress on electric cars over the past decade.

Getting London Ready for the Transition to Connected, Automated and Shared Transportation

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Michael Hurwitz

Transport for London’s Transport Innovation Director Michael Hurwitz illuminates a successful approach to fostering a "sandbox" for new mobility platforms that equitably serve the city.

Accelerating Seamless Urban Mobility Technologies & Services: Transdev CEO Yann Leriche

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In advance of LA CoMotion in Downtown LA, Leriche provides an update to the public-private partnerships that Transdev is successfully implementing with LA Metro, in Detroit, Nassau County, and New Orleans.

MWD’s Kightlinger: A WaterFix for California’s Delta is Long Overdue

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Jeff Kightlinger

In an exclusive interview with VX News, Metropolitan Water District General Manager Jeff Kightlinger explains the current status of the WaterFix project and what can be expected as the agency considers taking a majority stake in the infrastructure project.

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